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Allensworth, Elaine M.; Farrington, Camille A.; Gordon, Molly F.; Johnson, David W.; Klein, Kylie; McDaniel, Bronwyn; Nagaoka, Jenny – University of Chicago Consortium on School Research, 2018
This research synthesis is designed to help teachers and principals support equitable outcomes for all students. It suggests ways teachers, administrators, and school support personnel can use insights from research to create pre-K-12 schools and classrooms that advance educational equity. The synthesis brings together the UChicago Consortium's…
Descriptors: Emotional Development, Social Development, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
EdChoice, 2019
Researchers from across the country have published more than 140 empirical studies on the effectiveness of private school choice programs. This report is the first edition of "The 123s of School Choice," an in-depth review of available research on private school choice programs in America. The first set of outcomes reviewed--private…
Descriptors: School Choice, Private Schools, School Effectiveness, Educational Benefits
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Langenkamp, Amy G.; Carbonaro, William – Sociology of Education, 2018
Our study investigates how changing socioeconomic status (SES) composition, measured as percentage free and reduced priced lunch (FRL), affects students' math achievement growth after the transition to middle school. Using the life course framework of cumulative advantage, we investigate how timing, individual FRL status, and legacy effects of a…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Mathematics Achievement, Achievement Gains, Elementary School Students
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Birch, David A. – Journal of School Health, 2012
While there is a history of proposing direction for research in school health education, no formal, profession-wide agenda has been developed in over 25 years. In this commentary the author proposes the development of a new profession-driven research agenda for school health education. He includes suggestions for the process of development of the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Research Needs, Stakeholders, Program Development
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Williams, Sheneka M.; McDermott, Kathryn A. – Educational Policy, 2014
For decades, policy makers, advocates, and researchers have been engaged in efforts to make educational opportunity more equal for students from different racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups. A great deal of research has been conducted on their efforts; however, there is some disagreement on the extent to which the research has been…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, School Policy, Ethnic Diversity, Activism
Weeks, Mollie R.; Kulkarni, Tara; Kim, Jiwon; Sullivan, Amanda L. – Communique, 2020
This article is the third installment in a series regarding the conduct, dissemination, and consumption of large-scale secondary research. See Part 1 on conducting secondary analysis (Sullivan et al., 2020) (EJ1239445) and Part 2 on practitioners' use of this research (Kulkarni et al., 2020) (EJ1248185). The purpose in this final installment is to…
Descriptors: Measurement, Data Analysis, Popular Culture, Credibility
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Swan, Amy K.; Inkelas, Karen Kurotsuchi; Jones, Jill N.; Pretlow, Joshua; Keller, Tierney F. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2018
The effects of undergraduate research participation are well documented, but less is known about students' pathways into undergraduate research participation. This mixed-methods study explored the role of an International Baccalaureate research project in students' development of research self-efficacy in high school, and how this development…
Descriptors: Student Research, High School Students, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students
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Vaughan, Andrea – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2020
Although school is only one of many places where youths write, the writing privileged in school is often upheld as standard, whereas adolescents' out-of-school writing often uses forms, styles, and topics not taught or allowed in school. Little is known about how K-12 educators can use research on out-of-school writing to inform in-school writing…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Writing Across the Curriculum, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Camacho, Kristine A.; Krezmien, Michael P. – Preventing School Failure, 2020
The majority of the research on school suspension practices has focused on individual student-level factors and their relationship to school suspension practices. A substantial number of studies have examined race and/or disability status as predictors of suspension (Camacho & Krezmien, 2018; Krezmien, Travers, & Camacho, 2017; Sullivan,…
Descriptors: Discipline Policy, Suspension, Disproportionate Representation, Students with Disabilities
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Ralston, Nicole; Weitzel, Bruce; Waggoner, Jacqueline; Naegele, Zulema; Smith, Rebecca – AILACTE Journal, 2016
There has been a recent shift in university-district partnership models from traditional transactional partnerships, which lack a shared purpose, to transformational partnerships that are mutually beneficial to both universities and school districts. These transformational research-practice partnerships have gained popularity in the United States…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Research Needs, College School Cooperation
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Spiering, Jenna – Knowledge Quest, 2019
As classroom teachers face continued pressure due to prescriptive standards and high-stakes testing, school librarians continue to look for ways to make learning more dynamic and authentic for the diverse students in our schools. However, adolescent literacy research as a field operates largely apart from the research about school libraries and…
Descriptors: Standards, Literacy, Librarians, Literacy Education
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Johnson, Karen E.; Morris, Marian; Rew, Lynn; Simonton, Amanda J. – Journal of School Nursing, 2016
There is a well-established link between educational attainment and health. Alternative high schools (AHSs) serve students who are at risk for school dropout. Health-related research conducted in AHSs has been sparse. Achieving high participation rates is critical to producing generalizable results and can be challenging in research with…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, High Schools, Informed Consent, Health Education
Makar, Katie; Dole, Shelley – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
A series of research projects were implemented over seven years to understand and facilitate teachers' experiences in adopting inquiry. An overview of the project, methodology and key outcomes are outlined as a basis for the partnership described in this symposium. We end the paper with a list of recommendations for designing collaborative…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Cooperation
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Edeburn, Ellen K.; Knotts, Greg – Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development, 2019
Although there is substantial research that has guided middle school reform, there is insufficient support of Latinx students during their normative secondary transition (middle school to high school). Current research emphasizes that students who are not prepared when entering high school will face grim academic futures. The study explores the…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, Middle School Students, Grade 8
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Brown, Kristin M.; Elliott, Susan J.; Leatherdale, Scott T. – Journal of School Health, 2018
Background: Although schools are considered opportune settings for youth health interventions, a gap between school health research and practice exists. COMPASS, a longitudinal study of Ontario and Alberta secondary students and schools (2012-2021), used integrated knowledge translation to enhance schools' uptake of research findings. Schools…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Health Behavior
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